Nanooks X/C bring fierce competition, creating new personal records

The Nome-Beltz Nanooks won the Nome Classic Invitational cross country meet this past weekend. Photo: Laura Kraegel, KNOM.

Intense competition gathered at Anvil Mountain on Saturday (Sep. 16) for the annual Nome-Beltz X/C Invite, which occurs mid-September every year. More than one hundred contestants competed in the 5K on the sunny Saturday afternoon. Twelve schools competing in the Invite represented the Bering Strait communities of Nome, Kotzebue, White Mountain, Shishmaref, Gambell, Savoonga, Shaktoolik,…

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Nanooks X/C team makes personal records against Kotzebue

Fall sports are in full swing for high school students, and the Nome-Beltz cross country team started the season strong. The Mighty Nanooks cross country team experienced intense competition against the Kotzebue Huskies over the weekend (Sep. 8-9), with each runner achieving their fastest times of the season.  On Friday (Sep. 8), the Nanooks C…

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Ski and biathlon teams compete at White Mountain championships

Ski and biathlon teams from the Bering Strait region competed in the 45th annual regional championships in White Mountain last weekend. The first-place ski team awards went to White Mountain for junior high girls and boys, and Unalakleet for high school girls and boys. Nome-Beltz placed second in the high school boys’ category. The most…

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